Family & Consumer Sciences Department


Please feel free to contact the faculty and staff of Family & Consumer Sciences listed below if you have questions or comments.

Denise Fisher

Denise Fisher, PhD, CFCS, CFLECPFFE
Department Chair

Ph.D. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Iowa State University
M.Ed., Secondary Education with emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences, Harding University
Career Orientation Endorsement, University of Central Arkansas
Middle School Science Certification, Arkansas State University
B.S., Home Economics Education, Harding University

Brittany Blake

Brittany Blake, CCLS, MS

Master's of Science in Child Development with an emphasis in Child Life from Texas Woman's University B.S. in Child and Family Sciences from Harding University

Rebecca Boaz

Rebecca Boaz, M.S.E., CFCS

M.S.E. with emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences, Harding University
Certificate of Interior Design, Arizona Institute of Interior Design
B.A. in Fashion Merchandising, Harding University

Sarah Oropeza

Sarah Oropeza, RDN, LDN, MPH

Master in Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, San Diego State University Dietetic Internship with a concentration in Wellness Promotion, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nutritional Science, Pepperdine University

Lisa Ritchie

Lisa Ritchie, Ed.D., RDN, LDN
Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics

Ed.D., College Teaching, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
M.S.E., Home Economics, Harding University
ADA Dietetic Internship, University of Kansas
B.S., Dietetics, Harding University

Crystal Whittington

Crystal Whittington, Ph.D., CCLS, CIMI

Ph.D., Iowa State University
M.S.E., Emphasis in Family and Consumer Sciences and Child Life, Harding University
B.S., Child and Family Sciences, Harding University

Meredith Boutell

Meredith Boutell, B.S.
Administrative Assistant

B.S., Office Administration, Milligan College
B.S., Christian Education, Mid-South Christian College
A.A., Secretarial Science, Mid-South Christian College

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